There are two methods of applying for credit exemption in part-time programmes:
Credit exemption is available for application towards the MSCITIA programme with a prior recognised postgraduate qualification. The application type is called Block Credit Transfer (BCT).Precedents for Postgraduate Diplomas and Master's degree programmes Apply to the Advanced Standing Office How to Apply?
Only suitable for local recognized Higher Diploma and Associate Degree in computing area. Application procedure is simplified.
Apply directly for admisson into the pathway programmes.Online Application
Advanced standing is the conventional method of obtaining credit exemption at the OUHK. The Advanced Standing Committee and the University Senate are the final approving bodies.
The amount of credits exempted depend on a number of factors:
The OUHK credit exemption system largely follows a precedence-based practice.
A qualification that exactly matches a precedent case will usually be granted the same amount of credit exemption as the precedent case. The qualification to consider must be post-secondary of academic nature (with QF Level 4 or above).
A topup list contains rules about how to complete the remaining credits after some other credits have been exempted.
Successful applicants will be given a top-up list.
The topup list contains regulations governing how to complete the remaining credits.